SolidCache - A Disk Backed Rails Cache
A disk cache can hold much more data than a memory one. But is it fast enough?
We built SolidCache, a database cache, to test this out. Running in production on hey.com, we now cache months’ rather than days’ of data.
The result: emails are 40% faster to display and it costs less to run.
- 11:00 - 11:30
- 5th October 2023
- Track 2
Senior Programmer in the SIP team, 37signals
Donal is a Senior Programmer in the Security, Infrastructure and Performance team at 37signals.